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Craig-y-Pistyll, Cambrian Mountains
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Photo from the walk - Craig-y-Pistyll, Cambrian Mountains

Region - Cambrian Mountains

County/Area - Ceredigion

Author - Hillscape Walking Holidays

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Time - 6 hours 30 minutes

Grade - moderate

The Cambrian Mountains in Ceredigion are a forgotten part of Wales and offer some great walks. This walk explores the quiet hill country west of Plynlimon that is barely touched by roads. However this walk uses an excellent network of tracks and offers wonderful views of the Cambrian Mountains, southern Snowdonia, and Cardigan Bay.

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Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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